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The Wise Little Hen (1934)

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The hen is looking for someone to help her plant her corn. Peter Pig and Donald Duck both feign belly aches to get out of the chore. So, with help from her chicks, she plants it herself. ... See full summary »

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Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ...
Peter Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Florence Gill ...
Wise Little Hen (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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The hen is looking for someone to help her plant her corn. Peter Pig and Donald Duck both feign belly aches to get out of the chore. So, with help from her chicks, she plants it herself. Harvest time comes; again, Peter and Donald claim belly aches. She cooks up a variety of corn dishes, and heads over to Peter and Donald, but before she can open her mouth, they already have their belly aches. Once she asks, they are miraculously "cured" but all she gives them is castor oil, for their belly aches. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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9 June 1934 (USA)  »

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A Galinha Esperta  »

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Donald Duck makes his debut as a supporting character in this cartoon. The original premiere date (June 9th, 1934) has been declared Donald Duck's birthday. See more »

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Referenced in Kingdom Hearts (2002) See more »

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Help Me Plant My Corn
Music by Leigh Harline
Lyrics by Larry Morey
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Donald's debut
6 March 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is it. The first appearance of Donald Duck. In the short, Donald looks a little different than he does today. He was smaller and had a rounded bill instead of a flat one. Two things, however, have remained constant about Donald Duck: his sailor suit and his short temper.


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